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    As the Leading Nutrition Health and Wellness Company, we are committed to enhancing People's lives, everywhere, every day. Infact enhancing lives will influence everything we do together.

    A presence in more than 130 countries and factories in more than 80 research centres brings many global benefits. We believe in long term career development and appreciate how challenges and motivation will help you reach your potential. Nestle Nigeria Plc upholds the principle of Non- Discrimination and Equal Employment Opportunities in its recruitment processes.

    Applications are hereby required from suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacant positions of:

    Business Unit Controller


    As a business unit controller, you are a co-pilot to the Business Manager. You provide insight and support through a fact based decision making process based on current business environment & specialist financial knowledge and by challenging new strategies & new projects, as well as the status quo.
    • Participate actively in the strategy development and provide associated scenario planning 
    • Ensure quality financial information is used by the business for decision making and that potential risks and opportunities are anticipated and understood. Promote use of external & internal information for benchmarking
    • Review monthly performance and identify areas of risk to achievement of targets and forecasts and develop/follow up action plans
    • Facilitate the Dynamic Forecast process. Key player in the Monthly Business Planning Process, providing transparency and direction towards target achievement at any time in the process
    • Analyze and challenge product portfolio to identify cost optimization opportunities, eliminate Value Destroyers and maximize the return on investment from Total Trade Spend / Product Fixed Marketing Expenses (including revised pricing structure/prices) and from the capital asset base
    • Active role in people development and succession planning across Nestlé in the Market. Ensure a solid understanding of the value creation framework among the non-finance experts 
    Entry Requirements
    • At least 3 years Prior experience in Accounting / Finance function (e.g. Sales, Factory or Supply Chain Controller)
    • Fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry experience
    • Bachelor's Degree in Business / Finance / Accountancy  (Minimum of Second Class)
    • Thoroughly versed in and able to solidly apply local tax laws and regulation as well as legal requirements related to financial and administrative matters
    • Good Communicator, both orally and written
    • Good interpersonal skills
    • Good organizational and planning skills

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    Distribution Manager


    As the Distribution Manager, you are responsible for planning and managing distribution activities. You effectively manage the receipt and storage of finished goods and its efficient dispatch to customers.
    • Co-ordinate the activities of Distribution plus general arrangement of materials by ensuring maximum utilization of available resources at minimum cost.
    • Liaise with transport to ensure effective truck call off for loading of finished goods to customer.
    • Liaises with Laboratory for release of finished product to enable efficient dispatch to customers to customer.
    • Maintain and control accurate stock records and organize monthly and yearly stock count with account Department for better stock control.
    • Coordinate personnel and resources to ensure company’s objectives are satisfied.
    • Coordinates training and development of personnel.
    • Plan the activities and projects of the department and develops department budgets
    • Liaise with Engineering for prompt repair of faulty material handling equipment to reduce downtime and cost.
    • Monitors the distribution KPIS
    • Ensures safety of self, product, workplace and colleagues while ensuring the control of the impact of his activities on the environment.
    • Maintain Food Safety awareness and its relevance in order to ensure strict Compliance in the work place

    Entry Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree (minimum of Second Class)
    • At least 3 years post qualification experience in Logistics or Supply Chain related functions in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry
    • Intermediate knowledge of SAP
    • Analytical approach to problem solving.
    • Highly numerate, with good communication skill and proficient use of Microsoft Office

    Method of Application

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    Business Unit Controller
    Distribution Manager

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